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Experience a Course with Yale in the Summer

Pin: In 2020, Yale Summer Session will convert many New Haven and YSS Programs Abroad courses to remote courses. YSS will continue to offer Yale Summer Online courses. Please use the search tool below to view course offerings. All course times are EDT.

YSS admits students on a rolling basis. As soon as courses are filled, they are closed to further enrollments. For a complete list of closed or canceled courses, please check here.

Studying at Yale gives students a new found appreciation for their academics and forges friendships that will last a lifetime.  Students come to Yale Summer Session to:

  • earn credit toward their major and fulfill requirements for their degree
  • explore a new field or topic
  • focus intensely on one particular subject
  • study with Yale faculty
  • prepare for the challenges of highly selective colleges

Tip: Choosing a Yale Summer Session Course

  • Some courses have pre-requisites.  To enroll, your transcript must show that you have the met the pre-requisite(s).
  • Course numbers do not necessarily indicate the level of the course. If a course has no pre-requisites, it is open to any student.
  • Some courses are not open to high school students. Check course descriptions.
  • There is a two course limit per session

Pin: Course Syllabi

Please note that 2020 syllabi are being uploaded as they become available. 

Use the link below to reference available syllabi, please do not use the links in the course descriptions. 

2020 Course Syllabi

Auditing

Auditing is permitted in select online courses only. Please refer to the course descriptions to see in which courses auditing is permitted.

Summer 2020 Courses

Use the search function below to view courses offered online this summer. 

Please review important information about online courses.

Summer 2020 Dates

Date: Session A:
May 25 - June 26, 2020

Session B:
June 29 - July 31, 2020

 

 

Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN S130 (CRN: 30384)

Course closed to further enrollment. Online accelerated first course for second-year language students to development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through communicative activities rather than as a sequence of linguistic units. Use of authentic Spanish language texts, films, and videos; presentation of cultural topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 120 (Elementary Spanish II)  or equivalent proficiency. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session A: May 25 - June 26. (View syllabus)

Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN S130 (CRN: 30385)

Course closed to further enrollment. Online accelerated first course for second-year language students to development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through communicative activities rather than as a sequence of linguistic units. Use of authentic Spanish language texts, films, and videos; presentation of cultural topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 120 (Elementary Spanish II)  or equivalent proficiency. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session A: May 25 - June 26. (View syllabus)

Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN S130 (CRN: 30386)

Course closed to further enrollment. Online accelerated first course for second-year language students to development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through communicative activities rather than as a sequence of linguistic units. Use of authentic Spanish language texts, films, and videos; presentation of cultural topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 120 (Elementary Spanish II)  or equivalent proficiency. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session A: May 25 - June 26. (View syllabus)

Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN S140 (CRN: 30387)

Online accelerated seond course for second-year language students to development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through communicative activities rather than as a sequence of linguistic units. Use of authentic Spanish language texts, films, and videos; presentation of cultural topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 130 (Intermeidate Spanish I)  or equivalent proficiency. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session B: June 29 - July 31. (View syllabus)

Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN S140 (CRN: 30388)

Online accelerated seond course for second-year language students to development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through communicative activities rather than as a sequence of linguistic units. Use of authentic Spanish language texts, films, and videos; presentation of cultural topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 130 (Intermeidate Spanish I)  or equivalent proficiency. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session B: June 29 - July 31. (View syllabus)

Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN S140 (CRN: 30389)

Online accelerated seond course for second-year language students to development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through communicative activities rather than as a sequence of linguistic units. Use of authentic Spanish language texts, films, and videos; presentation of cultural topics. Prerequisite: SPAN 130 (Intermeidate Spanish I)  or equivalent proficiency. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session B: June 29 - July 31. (View syllabus)

Advanced Spanish Language and Andean Cultures

SPAN S228 (CRN: 30397)

Online course that explores the culture and history of the Andean peoples through Ecuadorian and Latin American literature and films. The objective is for the students to understand, from a personal point of view, the complex relationships of the region within the context of today's modernity and rapid globalization of society. The students will practice expressing those ideas in written and oral forms. Prerequisite: SPAN 140 (Intermediate Spanish II) or equivalent proficiency. Enrollment limited. 1 Credit. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session B: June 29 - July 31. (View syllabus)

Spanish for Reading

SPAN S999E (CRN: 30171)

Course closed to further enrollment. Online Course. Students acquire skills for reading Spanish-language texts of any difficulty with some fluency. Study of syntax and grammar; practice in close reading and translation of texts in different genres in the humanities. Yale doctoral students only. Tuition for Yale doctoral students covered by GSAS. Visiting student tuition: $850. Course Dates: June 22 - July 24. (View syllabus)

Theater Now

THST S262 (CRN: 30126)

Online Course. Study of drama, performance, and dance-theater created in the last ten years, with special attention to works produced in 2018 and 2019. Readings from both published and unpublished American and British plays, contemporary criticism, interviews, and essays by the artists themselves. Video of works created by companies such as Elevator Repair Service, Gob Squad, and the Nature Theater of Oklahoma. 1 Credit. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition: $4,350. Session B: June 29 - July 31. (View syllabus)

Modern American Drama

THST S392E (CRN: 30138)

Course closed to further enrollment. Online Course. In-depth reading and discussion of major twentieth-century American playwrights, including Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Zora Neale Hurston, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, David Mamet, and Suzan-Lori Parks. For college students and beyond. 1 Credit. Technology fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session A: May 25 - June 26. (View syllabus)

Men, Manhood, and Masculinity

WGSS S304 (CRN: 30127)

Course closed to further enrollment. Online Course. Cultural and historic constructions of masculinity explored through an investigation of male bodies, sexualities, and social interactions. Multiple masculinities; the relationship between hegemonic, nonhegemonic, and subordinate masculinities. 1 Credit. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition $4,350. Session A: May 25 - June 26. (View syllabus)

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